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John Angel papers, 1912-1960

Creator:
Angel, John, 1881-1960
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
4.1 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Biographical material; general correspondence; files on sculpture commissions containing correspondence, financial material, notes, blueprints, a few sketches; writings, lectures, and notes by Angel; 30 sketchbooks (28.8 x 21.9 cm. or smaller), undated, 1912-1958, and 64 sketches (26.5 x 35.5 cm. or smaller), undated, in pencil, ink, chalk, and watercolor depicting architectural elements, statues, figure studies, portraits, and landscapes, some signed; clippings; catalogs; photos of Angel, Angel at work, his studio, and works of art; a scrapbook of clippings and printed material.
Citation:
John Angel papers, 1912-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Sculptor; Sandy Hook, Connecticut. Born in England. Studied at Royal Academy Art Schools. Executed sculpture for churches in Oxford, Yorkshire, Exeter, and Bridgewater, England and for St. John the Divine, New York City, East Liberty Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. and many statues throughout the United States.
Provenance:
Donated 1981 by Henry S. Angel, son of John Angel.
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sculptors
Sculpture, American
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5809
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208649
AAA_collcode_angeljoh
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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